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One woman has died following Wednesday traffic accident on Highway 94 at Ellicott Highway

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Posted at 12:59 PM, Aug 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-25 10:50:02-04

ELLICOTT — Highway 94 at Ellicott Highway was closed due to a traffic accident and a vehicle fire on Wednesday.

According to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, the Ellicott Fire Department was the primary agency on the scene and Colorado State Patrol handled the accident.

According to Colorado State Patrol, a 2010 Chevrolet Colorado was traveling eastbound on Highway 94 and was reportedly aggressively passing before the accident and attempted to pass a non-contact vehicle.

The Chevrolet entered the westbound lanes of Colorado 94 and hit a 2020 Mack Granite that was traveling westbound.

The driver of the Chevrolet, a 21-year-old woman, died on the scene.

The driver of the Mack, a 58-year-old, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.


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